The Glass Bead Game Topics for Discussion

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What is the Glass Bead Game? What is the significance of the organ that Hesse compares it to?

What were the origins of the Glass Bead Game?

What is a Mandarin and how does one become a Mandarin?

What are the different forms or kinds of Glass Bead Games?

Why did Knecht begin to experience doubts about the Castalia?

What problems did Designori face after leaving Waldzell? Why is this important for Knecht?

What reasons did Knecht's circular letter give for his seeking relief from his duties and reassignment to a teaching position? How was it received by the Board?

What are the circumstances surrounding the death of the Magister Ludi?

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